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Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer fatalities. Colonoscopy is a procedure to detect and remove polyps, reducing the risk of cancer. If you are over 50 you should be screened. Read more.Comments (2)
North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute cardiologists are proud to serve as the only cardiology group in the Twin Cities to perform Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT). EVLT is an effective method for eliminating varicose veins, a condition caused when the vein valves do not close correctly and allow blood to pool in the legs.Comments (1)
If you don't use your smart phone or tablet as a health tool, here are two free apps to get you started: iTriage, for checking symptoms and locating nearby care facilities, and MyChart, for accessing personal health records, making appointments and more. Each one is available for iOS and Android mobile devices.Comments (3)
North Memorial offers cutting edge technology in the form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that promises to revolutionize the detection of prostate cancer.Comments (1)
North Memorial’s lung cancer program has added new state-of-the-art bronchoscopy technology that will allow pulmonologists and thoracic surgeons to more easily reach small lung lesions.Comments (2)
North Memorial’s award-winning stroke care has added a service that ensures that patients in community hospitals have access to North Memorial’s expertise.Comments (0)